As Vice President of Finance and Treasurer, John West, CPA, lends his financial acumen to propel Xtel’s growth, including the company’s acquisition of Maryland-based VoIP pioneer GTB Global Telecom. With a career spanning over two decades, West lends his success to his strong leadership skills and ability to financially transform telecom organizations. His expertise has empowered many high-profile mergers and acquisitions, including the sale of Line Systems to a media conglomerate, earning the former owners seven times earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization.
Even early on in his career, West exemplified his strong leadership abilities by hosting a roadshow to train and develop future financial leaders. He puts accountability at the forefront of both his professional and personal life, which has been the foundation of the career path that led him to Xtel, where he continues to spark financial innovation and improve efficiency while identifying new opportunities. When he’s not crunching numbers, you can find West on the golf course or somewhere outdoors spending time with his family. West holds a BS in Accounting and CPA.